Robins Kaplan Attorneys Named To 2023 Best Lawyers in America List

August 18, 2022

Robins Kaplan LLP is pleased to announce that 56 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2023 Best Lawyers in America® list. In addition, several Robins Kaplan attorneys were named “Ones to Watch.”

Along with their Best Lawyers recognition, Jake Holdreith, Alan Miller, Tim Purdon, Tara Sutton, and K. Craig Wildfang were honored as “Lawyers of the Year.” The “Lawyer of the Year” award is presented to one attorney in a major practice area in each metropolitan area. Recipients are selected based on particularly impressive peer-review results gathered from other attorneys in the same communities and fields. The recognition reflects the recipient’s abilities, professionalism, and integrity. 

Robins Kaplan attorneys named to the "Lawyers of the Year," “Best Lawyers” and “Ones to Watch” lists include the following:

2023 Lawyers of the Year

  • Jake Holdreith
    Litigation - Intellectual Property in Minneapolis 
  • Alan Miller
    Insurance Law in Boston 
  • Tim Purdon
    Native American Law in Minneapolis
  • Tara Sutton
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs in Minneapolis
  • K. Craig Wildfang
    Litigation - Antitrust in Minneapolis

2023 Best Lawyers in America

  • Daniel Allender
    Commercial Litigation
  • Richard Allyn
    Litigation – Insurance
  • A. James Anderson
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Patrick M. Arenz
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Katie Bennett
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Robert Bennett
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Pamela E. Berman
    Appellate Practice
    Commercial Litigation
    Employment Law – Management
  • Elizabeth Burnett
    Commercial Litigation
  • Steven C. Carlson
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • John C. Childs
    Commercial Litigation
  • Amy Churan
    Litigation – Insurance
  • William N. Erickson
    Insurance Law
  • Aaron R. Fahrenkrog
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation – Patent
  • Leo F. Feeney
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Matthew Frerichs
    Litigation - Trusts and Estates
    Trusts and Estates
  • Anthony A. Froio
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Marcia J. Harris
    Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television
  • Mark A. Hallberg
    Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Thomas L. Hamlin
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Jake M. Holdreith
    Advertising Law
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation – Patent
    Trade Secrets Law
  • Kate E. Jaycox
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Brendan Johnson
    Native American Law
  • Elliot S. Kaplan
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Jamie R. Kurtz
    Litigation - Health Care
  • Christopher K. Larus
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation – Patent
  • Anne M. Lockner
    Commercial Litigation
  • John N. Love
    Insurance Law
  • Eric J. Magnuson
    Appellate Practice
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
  • David E. Marder
    Commercial Litigation
  • David Martinez
    Commercial Litigation
  • Teresa Fariss McClain
    Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Munir Meghjee
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • James P. Menton, Jr.
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Alan R. Miller
    Insurance Law
  • Cyrus A. Morton
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation – Patent
  • Jason W. Pfeiffer
    Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Christopher A. Pinahs
    Litigation – Patent
  • Tim Purdon
    Native American Law
  • Denise Rahne
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Michael Reif
    Commercial Litigation
  • Stephen Safranski
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation – Antitrust
  • Peter A. Schmit
    Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Steven A. Schumeister
    Real Estate Law
  • Ronald J. Schutz
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation – Patent
  • Philip Sieff
    Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  • Roman M. Silberfeld
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • William H. Stanhope
    Insurance Law
  • Christopher Sullivan
    Commercial Litigation
  • Tara D. Sutton
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Lee Ann Thigpen
    Litigation – Insurance
  • Randall Tietjen
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Thomas Undlin
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Brandon E. Vaughn
    Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Bryan J. Vogel
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • K. Craig Wildfang
    Litigation – Antitrust
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Matthew L. Woods
    Litigation - Intellectual Property

2023 Ones to Watch

  • Waleed T. Abbasi
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Matthew P. Cardosi
    Insurance Law
  • Derrick J. Carman
    Litigation – Patent
    Patent Law
  • François O. Ecclesiaste
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Kaitlin M. Ek
    Commercial Litigation
  • Elizabeth M. Fors
    Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Peter N. Foundas
    Commercial Litigation
  • Christina M. Lincoln
    Commercial Litigation
    Insurance Law
  • Benjamen C. Linden
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation – Patent
  • Emily E. Niles
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation – Patent
  • Taylore Karpa Schollard
    Insurance Law
  • Emily J. Tremblay
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation – Patent
  • Devon H.M. Villarreal
    Commercial Litigation

The Best Lawyers in America list is one of the most renowned attorney referral publications in the country. It recognizes top talent across 147 practice areas. The Ones to Watch list recognizes extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States.

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